Stewarding the Earth's Energy Resources
- Science & Technology
- Koshland Science Museum, Washington DC
Back by popular demand! Celebrate World Environment Day by trying out the brand-new scenario for Settlers of Catan:"Catan: Oil Springs." New resources and new rules put a spin on the classic board game, Settlers of Catan (by Klaus Teuber).
Will you create tremendous growth and exacerbate climate change, destroying the island of Catan, in the name of winning? Can you win without ruining the island? Players will debate these issues while enjoying spirited competition.
Before you play, learn how the game was developed and play the scenario with co-designers Erik Assadourian and Ty Hansen. After a round of Settlers, head into the museum's Earth Lab to understand the science of climate change that underlies the game.
Advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended. Please bring a game board (if you have one available) to the program.
For more information about the program, visit http://www.koshland-science-museum.org/events/upcomingevent.jsp?id=533. For directions to the museum, visit http://www.koshland-science-museum.org/visitor/dandp.jsp.
The Koshland Science Museum invites teens and adults to interact with the issues in a thought-provoking setting. Whether exploring on their own or with friends, visitors have the opportunity to use science to solve problems and to engage in stimulating conversations. The Koshland Science Museum is located at 525 E Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.koshland-dc.org or call 202-334-1201.
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